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Stacy is a local girl. She grew up in Clarks Summit, Lackawanna County.

She joined the WNEP news team in July, 2011 first covering central Pennsylvania. Now she is the Lackawanna County beat reporter.

Stacy comes to Newswatch 16 from WWNY-TV in Watertown, NY where she was a "one-man-band," shooting, writing, and editing her own stories. There she covered the Thousand Islands region of New York, and the 10th Mountain Division of the Army based at Fort Drum.

Stacy honed her skills at Syracuse University where she graduated magna cum laude in 2010 with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. In college, she was a member of the nation's oldest and largest entirely student-run TV station, CitrusTV.

Before her TV days, Stacy was on the 50-yard line as "Miss Comet" with the Abington Heights Marching Band. She's a sports "phanatic." She likes to cheer on all the Philadelphia sports teams and her beloved Orange.

When she's not working, Stacy is a judge and coach for Odyssey of the Mind teams in NEPA. Stacy lives with her cat, Utley.

If you have a story idea, or just want to say hi, send Stacy an e-mail.

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    More Scranton Officers Fighting Crime On Foot

    SCRANTON — Scranton Police are stepping up a certain type of crime fighting. It doesn’t require any fancy technical equipment, only a pair of legs. Patrolmen John Wilding and Eugene Groysman got a new assignment during one of the coldest weeks of the winter. Which would not be a problem, except these patrol officers don’t have a car. That’s the point though, Wilding and Groysman are part of the expanding foot patrol unit for Scranton Police. Newswatch 16 joined them in Scranton’s Hill […]

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    No Insurance, No Ambulance In Old Forge

    OLD FORGE — An ambulance service in Lackawanna County has been shut down because it’s been operating without some necessary insurance. The problem is plaguing the borough of Old Forge but EMTs say affording insurance is a problem for all local ambulance services. The borough manager in Old Forge told us that the accountant for Old Forge Ambulance sent her a letter saying the ambulance has been running for a few weeks without liability insurance. The ambulance is parked now […]

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    BBC To Become Summit University

    SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP — Baptist Bible College in Lackawanna County will switch to university status later on this year but officials thought changing only the end of the college’s name wasn’t enough. The school will start using an all-new name just in time for graduation. Starting in April, all of the signs and the diplomas will says Summit University instead of Baptist Bible College, or BBC as it’s more commonly known. The school’s board of trustees says the new name […]

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    Keystone Landfill Offers Free Tours

    DUNMORE — It takes up a 700 acre swath of Lackawanna County but many Lackawanna county residents admittedly don’t know a lot about the Keystone Sanitary Landfill in Dunmore. And some openly, don’t want to know. “To be honest it’s not really one of those things I’d love to do. I mean, sure, some people are out there thinking it’s alright to do but it’s not really on my bucket list,” said Eric Montella of Waverly. We had many similar […]

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    Goodwill Moves Some Sales Online

    SCRANTON — Thrift shopping in our area has moved to the Internet. Goodwill stores in northeastern Pennsylvania are using the 21st century approach for finding customers. Shoppers at the busy Goodwill store in Scranton say there is something about the hunt for deals that just can’t be matched when you’re in front of a computer screen. “See what you see. Sometimes you get lucky and sometimes you don`t,” said Bonnie Salyers of Tobyhanna. But Goodwill Industries of Northeastern Pennsylvania and its […]

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    Lackawanna Considering A County Fair

    SCRANTON — Officials in Lackawanna County think they’re missing a summertime staple that’s seen in just about every other county in the state: a county fair. Lackawanna County commissioners got the ball rolling Wednesday on founding a fair. Lackawanna County is one of the only Pennsylvania counties that does not have a fair all its own and the commissioners think it’s time to change that. They decided to put together a fair committee that will have its eye on 2017. […]

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    Medical Marijuana Bill Introduced Into State Senate

    HARRISBURG — The legalization of medical marijuana may be closer than it’s ever been in Pennsylvania.  The issue is back in the state legislature and now it has support from Governor Tom Wolf. A bill to legalize marijuana for medical use was introduced in the state senate this week. In the past, Governor Tom Corbett opposed such a bill. But today, our new governor did what lawmakers called a “180” and said that he would sign a medical marijuana bill […]

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    Jailed Commissioner Back In Court

    WILKES-BARRE — Former Lackawanna County Commissioner Robert Cordaro is fighting for a new trial after he was convicted of corruption and sentenced to federal prison. He now has an attorney who’s known for prosecuting a mobster in Boston. Cordaro was in federal court in Luzerne County with that new and very high-profile defense attorney: Brian Kelly of Boston. Kelly prosecuted infamous mobster Whitey Bulger.  Cordaro and Kelly are arguing that the defense attorney who represented Cordaro in his 2011 public […]

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    Federal Prison Term For Former Fire Chief

    SCRANTON — A former Wilkes-Barre Township fire chief was sentenced Thursday for stealing from his own company. Former Wilkes-Barre Township Fire Chief John Yuknavich was first charged with theft in 2011. He learned on Thursday morning that he will spend six months in prison on federal theft charges. In court, Yuknavich apologized to his family and to his fire department. He has now admitted to stealing $45,000 from the department. After that brief apology, a federal judge sentenced Yuknavich to […]

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    Facetime Of A Lifetime With Robin Roberts

    MEHOOPANY — Good Morning America’s Robin Roberts fulfilled a dream for a woman from Wyoming County Tuesday. The woman is battling cancer and had one wish: to talk to Roberts, a cancer survivor herself. After Jean Salsman of Mehoopany was diagnosed with breast cancer for the second time last year, her children asked her to come up with a bucket list. That bucket list only had one item on it: to meet her hero Robin Roberts from ABC’s Good Morning […]

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    Two Teen Clothing Stores File for Bankruptcy

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY — The Viewmont Mall is nearing the end of the first phase of a major renovation project to bring new and bigger stores, but some customers are focusing on bad news brought on by forces the mall can’t control. “I was actually shocked, my mom showed me the sign and I was almost in tears. I really was,” said Kira Spencer of Beach Lake. “Definitely a disappointment. I’ve been coming here for the last five or so years,” added […]

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    Baking Buns For Governor’s Inauguration

    MOOSIC — Northeastern Pennsylvania will have a presence when Governor-Elect Tom Wolf is inaugurated next week. Gerrity’s Supermarkets has been asked to bake the hot dog buns that will be used at the celebration in Dauphin County. The owners of Gerrity’s said they are honored to be one of the Pennsylvania owned companies providing food for the inauguration on Tuesday. Now until then they will be preparing to fill that tall order, making 3,000 hot dog buns and getting them to […]


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